Definition of Fecundity

Fecundity: The ability to have children, usually lots of them with ease.

Etymology:"Fecundity" comes from the Latin "fecundus" meaning fruitful. "Fecundity" emphasizes abundance or rapidity in bearing offspring (or fruit).


Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2013

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